Tag Archive: Calvert Trust

Adventure Weekends Provide A Fantastic Finale to 2017 Bader Braves Activities

The 2017 Bader Braves season came to a close in spectacular style with its two Adventure Weekends in November at The Calvert Trust’s Kielder and Exmoor Centres. Having staged a number of similar events at both centres in the past we can come to expect and acknowledge the high levels of service and expertise provided… View Article

2015 Bader Braves Programme

Bader Braves Young Aviators Days & Events Schedule 2015 Visits: Thurs 9th April:   Visit: Fleet Air Arm Museum & RN Historic Flight: Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HT Young Aviators Days: Sat 16th May:  Young Aviators: Moray Flying Club: Kinloss Barracks, Forres, Morayshire, IV36 3UH Sat 23rd May:  Young Aviators:  Scottish… View Article

The Bader Flame Burns Again!!

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A great time had by all at the BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend at Calvert Trust, Kielder

BADER BRAVES ADVENTURE WEEKEND at CALVERT TRUST KIELDER 11-13 April 2014 Well – what a wonderful time we all had at Calvert Trust, Kielder, last weekend. A big thank you to all who attended and made it such a heart-warming and inspirational weekend. We have held previous Adventure Weekends at the Calvert Trust both in… View Article

BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend for Young Amputees and Children with Limb Loss

A BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend for young amputees and children with limb loss will be held at the Calvert Trust, Kielder on the weekend of the 11th – 13th April. (Please note that this event is full.) For more information please contact: DAVID BICKERS, The Douglas Bader Foundation Administration Office, 14 Raynham Road, London,W6 0HY… View Article

BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend for Children with Limb Loss

DBF are delighted to announce that we will be holding a BADER BRAVES Adventure Weekend in April for young amputees and children with limb loss. The event will run between the 11th and 13th April and will again be hosted by the fantastic Calvert Trust, Kielder. (Click on the logo to visit the Calvert Trust,… View Article

BADER BRAVES Winter Wonderland Weekend – Calvert Trust Exmoor: Report & Gallery 1

Here is Keith Delderfield’s report of the wonderful Winter Wonderland Weekend (avoid alliteration always!) at Calvert Trust, Exmoor. You will also be able to see a selection of the photographs he took there as a gallery below or as a collection in the BADER BRAVES Gallery Page. You can view the images as a slideshow… View Article

BADER BRAVES Winter Wonderland Adventure Weekend, Exmoor

I was lucky enough to attend the BADER BRAVES Winter Wonderland Adventure Weekend this past weekend and can quite truthfully say that everyone who attended, whatever their age, size or disability, had the most wonderful time courtesy of the excellent Calvert Trust, Exmoor. I couldn’t go to last year’s Winter Wonderland Weekend at one of… View Article


Hello and best wishes for a very happy and healthy New Year to all our readers and supporters. Well – another Christmas has been and gone and here we are in 2013! This is a very auspicious year for the DOUGLAS BADER FOUNDATION as it is our 30th Anniversary Year. We are immensely proud of… View Article
BADER BRAVES at Calvert Trust

BADER BRAVES at Calvert Trust

We are delighted to announce a brand new Event for the Douglas Bader Foundation BADER BRAVES. Following the success of our Winter Wonderland Weekend in Kielder, we’ve joined forces with the excellent Calvert Trust again but this time at their state-of-the-art Centre in Exmoor. CALVERT TRUST EXMOOR is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the… View Article

BADER BRAVES Winter Wonderland Weekend, Kielder – New Photographs now in!

Keith Delderfield, the Douglas Bader Foundation Director of Operations, who was at the hugely successful BADER BRAVES Winter Wonderland Weekend at Calvert Trust, Kielder in beautiful Northumberland has send in some new photographs of the event. There are some beautiful images of Kielder Water and surrounds and some great pictures that make it very clear… View Article

BADER BRAVES – Winter Wonderland Weekend: first Photos and reports coming in

Our BADER BRAVES Winter Wonderland Weekend at the wonderful Calvert Trust, Kielder in Northumberland, which was held last weekend from the 27th – 29th January, was a great success as already reported. The photos and stories are beginning to come in… We are very grateful to BRAVE, Camron Hall, and his family for being the… View Article

BADER BRAVES Winter Wonderland Weekend – A sparkling success

The BADER BRAVES Winter Wonderland Weekend, held at Calvert Trust, Kielder, Northumberland over the weekend  (27th – 29th January), was a sparkling success in every way. From the frost on the ground to the enjoyment of the Braves and their carers and families. There was an excellent response to this event resulting in a lovely… View Article

Fantastic Fun at Braves Kielder Adventure Weekend 10th-12th June 2011.

Here is a report from Keith Delderfield, the DBF Director of Operations, who was at Kielder with the Bader Braves for the Calvert Trust Adventure Weekend. It certainly sounds as though all had a wonderful time and we hope that reading this and seeing some of the photographs and the video will inspire others to… View Article


Calling all BADER BRAVES! ACTIVITY WEEKEND Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June CALVERT TRUST “CHALLENGING DISABILITY THROUGH OUTDOOR ADVENTURE” Kielder Water – Evening We have just had the dates confirmed for a BADER BRAVES Activity Weekend at Calvert Trust Kielder, Kielder Water, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1BS. This is a wonderful opportunity for disabled youngsters and their families or carers to… View Article


HADRIAN’S WALL TREK – Friday 25th June 2010. Unfortunately we have had to postpone the Hadrian’s Wall 3 Day Trek. We  will be announcing the new date shortly. Places will be limited and will go fast so please register your interest early and we will contact you. Click HERE for more information. BADER BRAVES: WATER CHALLENGE… View Article